Image Number: 5426336

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Taken July 9, 2010. Corn is not a reproductive host, but they do aggregate, illustrating their preference for vertical surfaces
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
near Athens, Georgia, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Pentatomoidea
Family: Plataspidae
Genus: Megacopta
Subject: Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Zea
Subject: Zea mays L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, August 6, 2010
Image last updated:
Monday, June 30, 2014